Experience Early Colorado History in Evergreen
Mar30

Experience Early Colorado History in Evergreen

Evergreen, Colorado may not top the list of the most exciting attractions in the state, but this quiet mountain community is a popular place to spend a day away from the city or even a long weekend. Situated on the banks of Evergreen Lake, this charming community is an all-season destination with numerous outdoor activities to make a trip worthwhile. It sits at 7,200 feet, so you will be surrounded by mountains and forests during your...

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A New Educational Angle for All Ages
Jan09

A New Educational Angle for All Ages

Opening day at the new Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon was a resounding success last August, and a steady stream of visitors continues to visit the 5-acre non-profit facility, enriching their mountain experience whether as tourists or residents. Without a home of its own for more than 13 years, the center, formerly known as Gore Range Natural Science School, is now housed in a multi-building site has a pond, natural spring,...

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Dancing Pines Distillery: Small Distillery, Big Ideas
Dec20

Dancing Pines Distillery: Small Distillery, Big Ideas

Although Colorado is well known for its craft breweries, Colorado craft distilleries have flown under the radar for some time. Living in Fort Collins, I’ve had the privilege of exploring some of the local breweries and brewpubs, but little did I know there was an awesome craft distillery just a few minutes away in Loveland! Dancing Pines Distillery opened for business in 2010, and within its first year, it has already released ten new...

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Wildlife Experience: Intriguing Museum on Denver’s Prairie

Set in the rolling prairie on the south edge of Denver, the Wildlife Experience is a unique, diverse facility with a single-minded purpose: To promote the understanding and appreciation of the natural world. The museum in Parker accomplishes this goal in a fun, interactive way, with a variety of exhibits, programs and events for visitors of all ages dealing with the wonders of plant and animal life around the planet. Walking through...

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Colorado Springs Castle: Glen Eyrie, A Place of Solitude

The stone castle stands tall on a gentle hill, framed by century-old trees, a sandstone canyon wall as its backdrop. The castle, and the story of the man who built it, quickly capture the imaginations of visitors. Glen Eyrie was the personal retreat of Civil War hero Gen. William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs. Today, it’s still a retreat for countless others seeking solitude. Palmer was born a Quaker, but fought in...

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